Life Is Short, Art Long

“Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgement difficult.” — Hippocrates (460-400 B.C.) As the King of Siam once sang, “It’s a puzzlement!” I’ve worked my way through “puzzlements” in the past, but this one is so close to my heart that I’ve had more difficulty. I’m a born entrepreneur. Over the years, I have started and run several businesses. When other kids … Continue reading Life Is Short, Art Long

Notice What You Notice

Abstract expressionist artists so often have a hard time explaining what they do when they’re asked the larger-than-large questions: What’s it about? or What does it mean? Or why did you call it that? We have little to anchor our work back to whatever reality exists (I’m a skeptic about reality), and we work in a more or less constant state of mystery. Sometimes the … Continue reading Notice What You Notice

Betting on the Come

“The Midnight Sun”copyright 2021, Molly Larson Cook30 x 24, Acrylic and ink $720 We are in-between with the pandemic now. Many of us have our vaccinations and life is beginning to take on the aspect of the familiar. But not quite. Galleries are re-opening and we may soon be able to invite people to our studios. But not quite. I currently have no shows scheduled, … Continue reading Betting on the Come